What's On Faustus: That Damned Woman "My name is Johanna Faustus. I was born almost four hundred years ago." Headlong Theatre Book now Reviews Behind the scenes Access From award-winning playwright and theatre maker Chris Bush (Standing at the Sky's Edge), Caroline Byrne (Spring Awakening, Young Vic) directs this radical new work reimagining the Faust myth to explore what we must sacrifice to achieve greatness, and the legacy that we leave behind. Drawing on the works of Marlowe, Goethe, and other versions of the Faustus myth, Chris’s urgent reimagining asks what we must sacrifice to achieve greatness and the legacy that we leave behind. “My name is Johanna Faustus. I was born almost four hundred years ago.I gave my soul to achieve the impossible.I watched this city grow sick and I swore to heal it. I might be damned, but I would save the world to spite the Devil.” Faustus: That Damned Woman is the first work to be commissioned as part of Headlong and the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre’s long-term commitment to commissioning and producing work of scale by women playwrights. Book Now If you are having trouble booking tickets using the Safari browser, please try using Google Chrome. Reviews “Bush’s writing is poetic and highly imaginative, complemented by truly mesmerising performances” ★★★★★ The Upcoming “Jodie McNee gives an incandescent performance” ★★★★ The Telegraph “Bursts with ideas” ★★★★ British Theatre “Confirms Bush as one of British theatre’s most exciting, provocative writers” Broadway World “There’s an exhilarating quality to the way Bush stretches the source material” The Stage Behind the scenes Rehearsal images Trailer Interview with Director Caroline Byrne Interview with cast member Jodie McNee Interview with cast member Emmanuella Cole Access Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.